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  • UPCOMING WEEKEND OUTAGES TO THE ICS - FRIDAY 01 JUNE & SATURDAY 02 JUNE 2018
    Posted on 24 May 2018 | 4:14 am

    ​Please be advised that the ICS will be unavailable for TWO x 6 hour periods over the weekend of Friday 01 June to Sunday 03 June 2018.1. Hardware Refresh - 01 June 2018An urgent hardware refresh is required to be undertaken at the Baulkham Hills Data Centre and will require...[ Read more ]

  • Planned Maintenance - Wednesday 23 May 5:30am - 6:30am AEST
    Posted on 22 May 2018 | 5:07 am

    ​Planned Maintenance - The Home Affairs website will be unavailable due to maintenance on Wednesday 23 May from 5:30 am – 6:30 am AESTDuring this time users requiring access to the Integrated Cargo System (ICS) should use the following link.https://www.ccf.customs.gov.au/The Australian Border Force apologises for any inconvenience that this may...[ Read more ]

  • EFT PAYMENTS - FRIDAY 18 MAY 2018 - UPDATE #2
    Posted on 18 May 2018 | 4:09 am

    The processing of submitted payments in the ICS for the period 12:01pm 15 May 2018 - 12:00pm 17 May 2018 has completed and the normal EFT Bank Run is now underway.EFT Reports should be available at the normal time this afternoon.If there are any queries regarding the Bank Run or EFT Reports,...[ Read more ]

  • EFT PAYMENTS - FRIDAY 18 MAY 2018 - UPDATE
    Posted on 18 May 2018 | 1:36 am

    Australian Border Force has made a decision to delay today’s midday Bank Run until 2pm while the backlog of submitted payments for the period 12:01pm 15 May 2018 - 12:00pm 17 May 2018 continues to be investigated by our IT.An update will be provided by 2pm.Australian Border Force apologises for...[ Read more ]

  • EFT PAYMENTS - THURSDAY 17 MAY 2018
    Posted on 17 May 2018 | 7:49 am

    The EFT Bank Run due to have occurred at midday today (Thursday 17 May 2018) to contain payments submitted since 12:01 PM on Tuesday did not process.Subsequently on Friday the following will occur; a Bank Run will process before midday to action payments submitted between 12:01pm 15 May 2018 -...[ Read more ]

  • EFT PAYMENTS - WEDNESDAY 16 MAY 2018
    Posted on 16 May 2018 | 5:13 am

    The EFT Bank Run for today (Wednesday 16 May 2018) will not be processed tonight.  This means that any payment submitted after 12:01 PM on Tuesday will not be processed as per normal.  It is expected that Thursday's Bank Run will process both payments.Australian Border Force apologises for any inconvenience...[ Read more ]

  • ICS EFT REPORT - DATA CONTENT ISSUES - RESOLVED
    Posted on 16 May 2018 | 12:41 am

    The problems previously reported with ICS EFT Reports have now been resolved.If you experience any further issues regarding EFT Reports, please contact Cargo System Support on 1300 558 099 or at cargosupport@abf.gov.au.Australian Border Force apologises for any inconvenience caused.

  • AUTHORITY TO DEAL - N30 FID / N10 - POST FID / N10 - OTHER FID
    Posted on 15 May 2018 | 6:44 am

    ​Please be advised that the issue affecting the transmission of ATDs for Nature Type 30 FIDs, Nature Type 10 - Post FIDs, and Nature Type 10 - Other FIDs has been resolved.If you did not receive an ATD for any of the above Nature Types between the period 13 -...[ Read more ]

  • ICS EFT REPORT - DATA CONTENT ISSUES - 15 MAY 2018
    Posted on 15 May 2018 | 3:45 am

    ​Please be advised that there is currently an issue with EFT Payment Reports returning incorrect data.ICS Business Support have raised this with our IT however we are unable to provide a timeframe for resolution of this issue.An update will be provided when the issue has been resolved.The Australian Border Force...[ Read more ]

  • AUTHORITY TO DEAL - NATURE TYPE 30 IMPORT DECLARATIONS
    Posted on 14 May 2018 | 4:48 am

    We are aware that some users are currently experiencing problems associated with obtaining Authorities To Deal (ATD's) for Nature Type 30 Import Declarations.ICS Business Support have raised this with our IT however we are unable to provide a timeframe for resolution of this issue.An update will be provided when the issue...[ Read more ]